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Bitcoin.com’s Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto Data

Bitcoin.com's Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto DataA little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day, […]

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Strong Evidence Suggests a Single Entity Mined More Than 1 Million Bitcoin

Strong Evidence Shows a Single Miner Mined More Than a Million BitcoinOn April 16, RSK Labs chief scientist Sergio Demián Lerner published a new research study concerning the earliest blocks mined on the Bitcoin network. The report concerning one of Bitcoin’s earliest miners provides strong evidence to suggest that a single miner processed 22,000 blocks. Additionally, Lerner has released a new website called Satoshi Blocks that […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack With Double Digit Gains

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack Again as Price Spikes 13%Cryptocurrency markets have seen some slight gains in the last 48-hours, with the overall market capitalization of the entire digital asset economy comprising $174 billion as of April 15. Once again, bitcoin cash (BCH) is leading the pack this Monday with a 13% gain over the last 24 hours, outshining every coin in the top […]

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Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake ProfilesIf you are new to the crypto space or if you are exploring new services and platforms, protection from scams and malicious websites should be a priority. Cryptonite is a useful browser extension that protects your private information and warns you in advance about risks to your crypto security. Also read: Get Real-Time and Historical […]

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Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since FebruaryIn the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally, […]

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Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms

Compare Crypto Trading Platforms on Exchangewar.infoFinding the cryptocurrency exchange with the best options in your region in terms of prices, fees and features, can be a time-consuming endeavor. Exchangewar.info is a website that can save you some of that effort. Also read: Simple Bitcoin Widget Gives You Crypto Prices on the Go Select Best Exchanges by Indicators and Features Exchangewar […]

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Tribeos Demos Bitcoin Cash-Powered Digital Advertising Marketplace

Tribeos Demos Bitcoin Cash-Powered Digital Advertising MarketplaceOn April 3, digital advertising marketplace Tribeos published a demonstration of a software application that utilizes the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The ambitious platform plans to launch in Q3 of this year by unleashing one of the first fully transparent advertising applications. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Markets and Network Gather Strong Momentum in Q1 Tribeos […]

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Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers form Trust Issues and Rising Fees Makes it WorseOver the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin Unlimited’s chief scientist Peter Rizun wrote an interesting evaluation of the Lightning Network’s “dirty little secret.” Also […]

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What Article 13 Means for the Cryptocurrency Industry

What Article 13 Means for the Cryptocurrency IndustryFirst they came for our privacy. Then our data. Finally they took our memes. If the more hyperbolic headlines are to be believed, the EU’s ratification of the controversial Article 13 copyright law will have repercussions for purveyors of highly shareable online content. The reality is less draconian. Nevertheless, Article 13, coupled with last year’s […]

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Revenues on the Mend: Bitcoin Miners’ Gross Margins Grew 39% in February

Revenues on the Mend: Bitcoin Miners' Gross Margins Grew by 39% in FebruaryMining operations that process SHA-256 coins like BTC and BCH saw revenues slashed due to the bear market lows at the end of 2018. Revenues continued to fall into the new year, but over the last few weeks, network hashrates have been climbing again. A report published on March 4 details that even though mining […]

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Coinbase Severs Ties With Hacking Team Members While Data-Sharing Backlash Intensifies

Coinbase Backlash Intensifies Amidst Data-Sharing ConcernsCoinbase has been trending on crypto Twitter all week, but for all the wrong reasons. The #DeleteCoinbase hashtag has circulated on account of the dubious practices of Neutrino, the blockchain surveillance team it acquired. Now, the California-based exchange has bowed to public pressure and severed ties with key members of the Neutrino team. Also read: […]

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Bitcoin Whales Have Accumulated Thousands of Coins in the Last 2 Months

Bitcoin Whales Accumulate Thousands of Coins in the Last Two MonthsCryptocurrency markets experienced a long bearish cycle last year which has continued into 2019. With some of the top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) losing significant fiat value, large holders, otherwise known as ‘whales,’ have been able to accumulate massive amounts of digital assets. According to the top 100 rich list […]

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ICO Investments Fall 95% in 10 Months

ICO Investments Fall 95% in 10 MonthsInterest in token sales has dropped dramatically over the past 10 months, with investment falling almost 95 percent. Nevertheless, according to a new study, the ICO market is still significantly larger than two years ago. Also read: Localbitcoins to Introduce New User Verification Rules Startups Raised Less Than $300 Million in January Investment in startups […]

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Bitcoin and Market-Related Headlines Dominated Crypto News Coverage in 2018

Bitcoin and Market-Related Headlines Dominated Crypto News Coverage in 20182018 was a crazy year for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as markets dropped significantly in value, but there were still plenty of sensational headlines to capture attention in a period when digital currency news coverage changed drastically. According to statistics from Cryptocompare and alternative research from other sources, media crypto narratives have evolved rapidly. Also read: Openbazaar’s New […]

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Denmark’s Tax Agency to Collect Information About Bitcoin Traders

Denmark’s Tax Agency to Collect Information About Bitcoin TradersDanish tax authorities will soon be going after cryptocurrency traders in the country and beyond. The plan is to collect data from local bitcoin exchanges in order to verify if citizens who have traded digital assets have paid the right taxes. Information about foreign citizens and entities will be shared with other countries.    Also […]

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BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol – Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%

BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol - Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%On Sunday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Jonathan Toomim unveiled a project he’s been working on called Xthinner, a new block propagation protocol that leverages the benefits of lexicographic transaction ordering (LTOR). According to Toomim’s data, Xthinner can compress blocks by 99.6 percent and performs roughly 4x to 6x more efficiently than block propagation concepts like […]

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Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals

Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate,’ Study RevealsOn Monday, Coinmetrics.io published a study looking at hashrate history of the most competitive BTC mining pools. The research from the open source cryptocurrency analytics site reveals interesting insights into how the mining ecosystem has evolved over time. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation ‘Major Mining Pools Are Fallible’ Cryptocurrency mining is a […]

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Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact Discreetly

Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact DiscreetlyThe Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published a document advising Canadian citizens to use cash to conduct transactions pertaining to cannabis in order to protect personal information. In response to the guidance, Etoro market analyst Mati Greenspan has predicted the liberalization of Canada’s cannabis sector will bolster local privacy coin adoption. Also […]

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New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin Markets

New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin MarketsThe birth of more stablecoins, which has coincided with significant market losses for traditional cryptocurrencies, has drawn attention to these fiat-pegged digital assets. Dedicated platforms are now aggregating statistical data about stablecoin markets for the benefit of traders. Also read: Chat Bot Advises Crypto Startups and Investors The Stablecoin War Is Heating Up The last […]

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Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Op-Ed: 8 Reasons to use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix provides […]

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Coinmarketbook Gauges Cryptocurrencies by Buy Support Rather Than Market Cap

Coinmarketbook Gauges Cryptocurrencies by Buy Support Rather Than Market CapA lot of cryptocurrency enthusiasts and market observers reference websites that measure the digital asset economy by market capitalization. Now there’s a new data website, Coinmarketbook.cc, that calculates a cryptocurrency’s buy support based on order books held on various exchanges. Also read: US Law Enforcement Wants Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins   ‘Market Cap is a […]

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